Image source: Joybot via Flickr.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials are putting the kibosh on an ambitious plan to make the Verrazano Bridge more bike and pedestrian-friendly, as reported by Paula Katinas for the Brooklyn Eagle.
The idea for a bike-pedestrian path as an appendix to the construction of a new HOV lane was first introduced by members of Community Board 10 at a Traffic and Transportation Committee meeting.
Unfortunately for visionaries such as Environmental Committee chair Bob Hudock, and Transportation Committee chair Brian Kieren, the MTA, which operates the Verrazano, is refusing to consider the possibility. Continue reading »